The Sequoia Project Press Releases

  • Sequoia Project forming Patient Identity Matching Workgroup

    15 December 2016 |

    The Sequoia Project, which operates eHealth Exchange, a national health information network, is calling on industry stakeholders along with policy and technical experts to join a new workgroup to find ways to improve and better standardize patient identity matching without using a national patient identification number.

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  • Sequoia to Launch Patient Matching Workgroup

    15 December 2016 |

    The Sequoia Project, the purveyor of the health information exchange framework Carequality, is seeking nine to 12 identity matching experts to serve on a workgroup on linking patients to their correct medical records. The group would sort through public comments in response to Sequoia’s patient matching framework and identify acceptable patient matching practices for Sequoia […]

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  • Patient Identity Management Work Group Announced

    15 December 2016 |

    The Sequoia Project to Convene Industry and Government to Improve Patient Matching Capabilities Nationwide Call for Participation Now Open VIENNA, VA (December 15, 2016) – The Sequoia Project, a 501(c)3 non-profit committed to identifying and solving the remaining barriers to ubiquitous nationwide health data sharing, is seeking healthcare stakeholders, as well as policy and technical […]

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  • Health IT Industry Makes Strides Toward Interoperability this Week

    15 December 2016 |

    This week, at the HIMSS-produced Connected Health Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, some of those signees staged a live demonstration of interoperability by pulling in medication lists for individual patients from multiple sources. Representatives from New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Trinity Health joined with vendors Epic Systems and Cerner to show how the Fast Healthcare Interoperability […]

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  • Carequality, CommonWell partner on Interoperability, Data Sharing

    15 December 2016 |

    Carequality and CommonWell Health Alliance have joined forces to increase data exchange and improve interoperability among healthcare providers. Under the collaboration CommonWell will implement Carequality’s interoperability framework on behalf of its members and clients, allowing them to share data with any provider participating in Carequality. The collaboration’s initial focus will be on boosting the ability […]

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  • The Sequoia Project Creating Patient Identity Management Workgroup

    15 December 2016 |

    The Sequoia Project plans to create a new cross-organizational patient identity management workgroup and is seeking healthcare stakeholders, as well as policy and technical experts, to join the workgroup in order to focus on improving patient matching capabilities.

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  • Interoperability breakthrough: 5 things physicians should know

    14 December 2016 |

    An agreement formed by two health-information connectors represents a major advance for nationwide interoperability, potentially enabling more than 15,000 hospitals, clinics and other health care organizations to share data. This would allow, for example, a Miami physician to access the electronic records of a patient from Seattle who presents at the emergency department while vacationing. […]

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  • Carequality, CommonWell Health Alliance to Collaborate

    14 December 2016 |

    CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality recently announced an agreement to increase HIT connectivity nationwide. The agreement provides additional health data sharing options to a broad range of stakeholders across health care, and has three aspects: • CommonWell will become a Carequality implementer on behalf of its members and their clients, enabling CommonWell subscribers to engage […]

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  • CommonWell, Carequality Agree to Collaborate for More Advanced Interoperability

    14 December 2016 |

    CommonWell Health Alliance and Carequality have announced connectivity and collaboration efforts that will aim to provide additional health data sharing options for stakeholders.

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  • Carequality-CommonWell alliance a boon to interoperability progress

    14 December 2016 |

    Two industry organizations working toward greater interoperability of health information have agreed to a formal collaboration. Carequality is a coalition of stakeholders working on interoperability issues via a consensus-driven process. Carequality is under the umbrella of The Sequoia Project, which operates eHealth Exchange, a national health information network.

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